The Pagan Scholar's Corner
Oriental and Near East Section Section
“I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?”
Chuang Tzu c.369-c.286 B.C.
Evolution of the Dragon, by G. Elliot Smith, 
Oriental Mysticism - A Treatise on the Sufiistic and Unitarian Theosophy of the Persians compiled from Native Sources by E. H. Palmer 1938